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Ramadan started on Saturday in Australia, so today you might start to notice your Muslim co-workers and friends skipping lunch. The month of fasting commemorates God's revelation of the Quran to Muhammad, and believers use this time to practise reflection and self control. So if you aren't Muslim, how can you be more considerate of those who are? Here are a few tips from people who observe Ramadan, on what they wish others knew.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.